The 1951 Porsche 356 Pre-A Coupe is an automotive legend. This hard to find vehicle was difficult to find in 1951 and is even more rare on the classic car scene today. This racing-style, aluminum body car was part of the first full production year to be built at the Porsche facility in Stuttgart, Germany. The 1951 Porsche 356 Pre-A Coupe broke records for speed and reliability during a 72-hour race in Montlhery, France when it covered almost 11,000 kilometers with its 1.5L engine. The 1951 model of the 356 increased its power over the 1950 model by four horsepower. Its top speed was up to 92 mph, an achievement in its time, with a remarkable 32mpg fuel consumption rate. These early 1950’s Porsches stand out against other European cars of the period with their superior handling, exceptional design and true racecar experience. The Coupe models in particular are popular with those buyers who want more protection from the elements than given with the Cabriolet models, and continue to be some of the most desired Porsche models to ever be released.
Because of their rarity, it is extremely important that when searching for a 1951 Porsche 356 Pre-A Coupe you always verify that you are looking at an authentic, original model. This can be achieved by comparing the chassis and engine numbers to Porsche records. Other important Buyer’s Tips include a thorough examination for rust, including the most rust-prone areas like the suspension mounting points and the front and rear floor plans. Mechanically, these models are relatively easy to work on, and you’re sure to find examples ranging from no engine at all to fully resorted engines. No matter what your reason for wanting to purchase and Porsche 356 Pre-A, the team at The Beverly Hills Car Club would be delighted to speak with you regarding your classic car desires and will be happy to help you find the car that best suits your needs. From vintage Porsches to classic Mercedes and everything in between, their team looks forward to being your guide to the best classics in the marketplace today.
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